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Tony Awards: 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best musical


By then, it was in large part a coronation of Hamilton , a delivery mechanism for the many, many awards we all knew it would win. Nixon, the "Sex and the City" star, struck a defiant political tone, saluting those who refuse to stand by and watch bad things happen in the world. Read More »

Governor Mead Responds To Paris Climate Agreement


Trump argued that the Paris agreement favors emerging economies such as China's and India's at the expense of US workers. Climate issues are global challenges. Ige says the islands are seeing the impacts of climate change first-hand. Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton has joined thousands of mayors across the country in support of the Paris Agreement. Read More »

Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival


Several Conservative lawmakers have warned that May can not carry on indefinitely, after throwing away a 17-seat majority in the 650-seat House of Commons. The prime minister has vowed to pull Britain out of Europe's single market in order to end mass migration from the bloc, despite fears of the economic impact. Read More »

Donald Trump blasts 'coward' James Comey

Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. He said he didn't return a third call Trump placed after taking office. "The Judiciary staff are all lawyers, most very good lawyers", said Feinstein, who also sits on that committee. On CNN's "State of the Union", Senate Intelligence Committee member Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Trump should provide "a straight yes or no" answer on the tapes . Read More »

US Intel Chiefs Grilled Over Russian Connections


But it was a Democrat, Sen. Nowhere in Wednesday's hours-long testimony did Coats or Rogers deny the president asked them to intervene; they simply refused to talk about it. No matter how one may feel about the email investigation and I still have concerns about the way those emails were handled that was an active investigation that went on during a period of time it was open, it was conducted, and it was closed. Read More »

House Committee to James Comey: Hand Over the Memos

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., June 8, 2017. "I fault General Sessions - maybe he did, maybe he inquired into what was going on here - but I also fault Jim Comey", Gonzales, who served under former President George W. Read More »

Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

The store is located in the midst of Sun City, a retirement community off Interstate 215 in Menifee, about 70 miles north of San Diego. Alberre said the store does not yet have any plans for what they will do with the $1 million bonus. The largest lottery jackpot in USA was just in January of previous year, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. Officials say the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Read More »

Theresa May forme un nouveau gouvernement — Grande-Bretagne

Avec dix sièges, ce parti régionaliste ultra-conservateur lui permettrait d'avoir le soutien nécessaire pour gouverner tant bien que mal. Avec ces résultats, confirmant un parlement suspendu, le parti conservateur devra négocier des alliances afin de pouvoir former un gouvernement. Read More »

Britain's May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit


She'd called that election to increase her majority and strengthen her hand in talks to leave the European Union, but her Conservative Party won just 318 seats. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. "We are going to see, I hope, more collective decision-making in the cabinet". Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown said the prime minister had no mandate. Read More »

British PM In Crisis As Anti-Gay DUP Party Takes Center Stage


The right-wing British press speculated Sunday that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a former journalist and the former Mayor of London , was plotting a leadership coup. Observers said a surge in youth turnout fueled by anger over last year's shock Brexit vote played a pivotal role in stripping May of her parliamentary majority. Read More »

French leader Emmanuel Macron faces test in parliamentary elections


The figures did not include votes from France's biggest cities and such early counts tend to be less precise than pollsters' estimates, which put Macron's party close to 33 percent. Marine Le Pen , who is standing as an MP in Northern France, was ahead after the first round after scoring 45% of the vote. Ms Le Pen's party took a disappointing 13.2 per cent, well below her 21.3 per cent of the presidential first round vote. Read More »

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of farmers' welfare in MP


Chouhan went on the fast in a bid to restore peace in the state which recently witnessed turbulence because of the violent protest staged by the farmers demanding better prices for their produce and also a waiver on loan repayments. Chouhan yesterday met some farmer leaders, but failed to reach a compromise. State Ministers and the kin of the peasants killed in police firing earlier urged the Chief Minister to end his fast. Read More »

CM Shivraj ends his fast — Madhya Pradesh


Earlier, both the Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen had ruled out any loan waiver, following which a group of farmers started a counter-protest opposite Chouhan's podium at the same site. Rattled by the violence during the latest farmers' stir, Chouhan perhaps felt the need to shift the blame again. The latest fast was carefully scripted. Read More »

"Match plié" mais pas de "Macron-mania" — Législatives françaises

Le second tour de ces élections législatives se déroulera dimanche prochain. Au final, 529 représentants ayant postulé en ligne ont été désignés, dont la moitié de femmes et seulement 28 parlementaires sortants, cinq critères édictés par Emmanuel Macron ayant guidé les choix de la commission d'investiture: "parité", "renouvellement", "probité", "pluralisme politique" et "adhésion au projet" présidentiel. Read More »

Législatives : le siège du PS mis en vente sur Le Bon Coin


Aurait-il prédit les chiffres catastrophiques du parti? Publiée la veille à 19 h 30, elle s'amuse de la déroute du parti indiquant "Vends monument historique - ancien siège du parti socialiste - au 10 rue de solférino à Paris cause mauvais résultats électoraux". Read More »

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks


The leader of the Scottish Conservative party Ruth Davidson- who announced her engagement to her partner Jen Wilson in May- been very firm that LGBT rights can not be compromised by a DUP alliance. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy program", he said. Read More »

La participation en forte baisse, LREM en tête — Législatives

Soit entre 390 et 445 députés sur 577. Les Républicains et l'UDI sont crédités de 21,5% des votes. De son côté, le Parti Socialiste obtient 9,7 % juste derrière la France Insoumise de Jean-Luc Mélenchon avec 11 %. Mais leurs faibles résultats ne leur garantiront au mieux que très peu de sièges à l'assemblée. Selon les projections des instituts de sondage Ipsos/Sopra Steria et Kantar-Sofres, cela implique que le parti risque d'obtenir une majorité écrasante à l'issue du second tour ... Read More »

Republican wants Trump tapes if they exist


The White House and First Family are hard at work spinning the latest news out of James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which Donald Trump says both fully vindicates him of any wrongdoing and proves that Comey is a liar. Read More »

Après la déroute de la présidentielle, la débâcle des législatives — PS

Des propos polémiques ont resurgi, et surtout des candidats ont vu leur probité mise en cause - à commencer par l'un des plus proches du président, le ministre de la Cohésion des territoires Richard Ferrand, en ballottage favorable dimanche, tout comme la ministre aux Affaires européennes Marielle de Sarnez, tout près de l'emporter à Paris bien qu'elle ait été citée dans une affaire d'emplois fictifs présumés au Parlement européen. Read More »

Election 2017: Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

After a transition period, May wants an EU-UK free trade pact. The defence secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, said on Sunday that the United Kingdom government's position had not changed. It's not up to us to say you must send us a new letter. Most of the MPs elected last week want to avoid a so-called "hard Brexit", pro-EU politicians claim. Read More »

United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

After calling a snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in the talks, Prime Minister Theresa May now faces heading to Brussels with a weaker mandate and with her own position under threat. "We want to negotiate quickly; we want to stick to the time plan, and so at this point I don't think there is anything to suggest these negotiations can not start as was agreed". Read More »